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Re: [virt-tools-list] Openvz guests

On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 11:39:49AM -0500, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 02/28/2011 03:20 PM, Guido Günther wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 04:07:23PM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> >> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 03:17:41PM -0500, Cleber Rosa wrote:
> >>> Rich, 
> >>>
> >>> Are you sure there's GUI code for this on virt-manager? 
> >>>
> >>> I remember that not long ago there wasn't even code on virt-install to support this kind of thing... 
> >>
> >> With the attached patch you can at least start/stop OpenVZ containers.
> >> The wizard needs more work since it doesn't allow for numeric vm names
> >> and we need an option to not require a disk image. 
> > 
> > I wonder if this patch can be applied? It'd help to move OpenVZ
> > integration forward.
> > Cheers,
> >  -- Guido
> > 
> I'm wary of listing hypervisor options that are poorly supported in the app,
> for example I assume the new VM wizard doesn't work for openvz and may even
> blow up in spectacular ways or create nonfunctional VMs.
> At the very least major functionality that isn't implemented should show an
> error message to that effect.
> Another option might be to allow entering a manual URI in the connection
> wizard, which is a bit more discoverable than the command line.

Or a tick-box / preference somewhere:

  [x] Enable experimental hypervisors


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